Øyvind Gravdal - New partner in Schjødt
We welcome Øyvind Gravdal as a new partner in Schjødt! He has more than 20 years experience from the insurance sector and will continue his work within this field in Schjødt.
Øyvind is specialized in Tort Law and Corporate Liability Insurance. He has more than 20 years of experience from the Insurance Business and is one of the most experienced lawyers in Norway in claims handling. He worked for 14 years at If P&C Insurance, the last 4 years as Head of Liability Claims. In 2012 he joined W. R. Berkley Insurance Norway as Claims Director, where he had the overall responsibility for claims, covering all Lines of Business, as well as being part of the Nordic Management Team.
For several years Øyvind has defended the largest general contractors in the country, and in later years he has also handled a number of large Financial Lines claims, including claims against Lawyers, Directors & Officers, and Auditors.
Øyvind provides advisory services to domestic and international insurance companies, insurance intermediaries and insureds on coverage issues, as well as liability.
Øyvind earned his law degree at the University of Oslo, he is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association and the Norwegian Society of Construction La, and he has served as member of the board of the Norwegian Pharmaceutical Liability Insurance Pool. He has also been involved in project-/ committee work for Finance Norway.